Marshall Mavericks (0-1)
vs.
Shreveport C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets (0-1)

3 p.m. Saturday
Independence Stadium, Shreveport

Coaches
Marshall: Alex Richters
Byrd: Mike Suggs

Last week
Marshall: lost to Kilgore, 42-0
Byrd: lost to West Monroe (La.), 38-14

Next week
Marshall: at Longview
Byrd: vs. Shreveport Fair Park (Thursday, 7 p.m.)

Playmakers
Marshall

  • LB Kris Johnson, Sr. (6 tackles, 1 fumble recovery)
  • DB Jaque Kuykendall, Jr. (5 tackles)
  • DB Dontavius Boyd, Jr. (3 tackles, 1 forced fumble)
  • QB Justin Hart, Fr. (5 of 8, 50 yards, 1 INT)
  • LB Kameron Maxfield, Sr. (5 tackles)
  • RB/DB Nolan Allen, Jr. (9 carries, 19 yards; 2 tackles, 1 fumble recovery)
  • LB Kameron Hudson, Jr. (4 tackles, 1 forced fumble)

Byrd

  • RB Xavier Long
  • QB Jacory Wright
  • LB Kyron Williams
  • DB J.D. Lawrence

Did you know? Byrd reached the Louisiana Class 5A state semifinals last season, losing to state runner-up Carencro 34-21. Byrd beat Marshall 48-23 during the regular season.

Spring Hill Panthers (1-0)
vs.
Athens Hornets (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bruce Field, Athens

Coaches
Spring Hill: Bobby Chadwick
Athens: Paul Essary

Last week
Spring Hill: def. Pleasant Grove, 28-21
Athens: lost to Kaufman, 42-14

Next week
Spring Hill: vs. White Oak
Athens: at Gladewater

Playmakers
Spring Hill

  • ATH Ben Hollas, Sr. (20 carries, 204 yards, 2 TDs; 1 of 3, 15 yards, 1 TD)
  • DE Dallas Green, Sr. (11 tackles, 1 sack, 2 fumble recoveries)
  • WR Chris Fisher, Jr. (15-yard TD catch)
  • FB/LB Spencer Hendricks, Sr. (11 carries, 40 yards; 7 tackles)
  • OL/DL Morgan Knight, Jr. (8 tackles)

Athens

  • WR Javonte Johnson, Sr., 6-0, 170
  • QB Anthony Sanders, Jr., 5-11, 185
  • FB Anthony Ingham, Sr., 5-10, 170
  • DB Chris Jefferson, Jr., 6-2, 200
  • DE Nic Fincher, Jr., 6-2, 240

Did you know? Athens edged Spring Hill 10-7 at Bruce Field in 2011.

Daingerfield Tigers (0-1)
vs.
Atlanta Rabbits (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Rabbit Stadium, Atlanta

Coaches
Daingerfield: Aric Sardinea
Atlanta: Matt McClure

Last week
Daingerfield: lost to Gladewater, 31-14
Atlanta: lost to Gilmer, 31-17

Next week
Daingerfield: at Clarksville
Atlanta: at Center

Playmakers
Daingerfield

  • QB/ATH Edwin Mims, Sr., 5-9, 180 (6 of 9, 48 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 8 carries, 19 yards)
  • OL/DT Jacolby Simpson, Sr., 6-0, 280
  • RB Ray Wallace, Jr., 5-10, 165 (7 carries, 51 yards)
  • LB Calvin Bryant, Jr., 5-9, 160
  • WR Jonathan Barber, Sr., 6-2, 185 (2 catches, 49 yards)

Atlanta

  • RB Corion Webster, Sr., 6-0, 190 (23 carries, 138 yards, 1 TD; committed to Oklahoma State)
  • ATH Everett Dickerson, Sr., 6-0, 175 (5 carries, 51 yards; committed to SMU)
  • QB Chase Musgrove, Soph., 5-11, 180 (4 of 5, 54 yards, 1 TD)
  • WR Nick Stiger, Sr., 5-10, 170 (18-yard TD catch)
  • ATH Derrick Dowden, Sr., 6-3, 180 (6 carries, 30 yards)

Did you know? Daingerfield surrendered 400 rushing yards to Gladewater.

 

Bullard Panthers (1-0)
vs.
White Oak Roughnecks (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Roughneck Stadium, White Oak

Coaches
Bullard: Shannon Wilson
White Oak: Gerry Stanford

Last week
Bullard: def. Quitman, 58-6
White Oak: def. Redwater, 10-8

Next week
Bullard: at Diboll
White Oak: at Spring Hill

Playmakers
Bullard

  • QB Colton Mebane, Sr., 5-10, 180
  • WR Haden Bryant, Sr., 5-10, 170
  • LB Zack Holladay, Sr., 5-10, 185
  • RB Houston Alexander, Sr., 5-9, 170
  • DB Jess Wood, Sr., 5-9, 165

White Oak

  • RB Hunter Owens, Sr., 5-11, 205 (10 carries, 73 yards, 1 TD)
  • DL Dee Sutton, Jr., 5-11, 235 (1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery)
  • QB Dylan Gale (9 of 14, 59 yards, 1 INT)
  • K Tanner Sharp (31-yard FG)
  • WR/DB Jansen McCurdy, Jr., 6-1, 170

Did you know? Hunter Owens ran for a 35-yard touchdown with 3:04 left in the third quarter to push White Oak past Redwater last week.

Crockett Bulldogs (0-1)
vs.
Rusk Eagles (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Eagle Stadium, Rusk

Coaches
Crockett: Joe Kettler
Rusk: Ted Patton

Last week
Crockett: lost to Lexington, 41-7
Rusk: def. Terrell, 47-6

Next week
Crockett: at Trinity Christian-Addison
Rusk: at Eustace

Playmakers
Crockett

  • WR Michael McKnight, Sr., 5-10, 170
  • WR Darrius Barber, Jr., 6-2, 175
  • LB Devin Chambers, Sr., 6-0, 190
  • ATH A.J. Phillips, Soph., 5-6, 160
  • OL Thomas Hickman, Jr., 6-3, 320

Rusk

  • RB Chaston Bennett, Sr., 5-10, 160
  • QB Kody Stanley, Sr., 6-1, 175
  • WR Kadarius Neal, Sr., 6-1, 170
  • LB David Overstreet, Sr., 6-1, 185
  • DL Darren Franklin, Sr., 6-3, 300

Did you know? Crockett topped Rusk 32-29 at Bulldog Stadium in 2011.

Tyler Grace Community School Cougars
(1-0)
vs.
Mineola Yellow Jackets (1-0)

7:30 p.m.
Meredith Memorial Yellow Jacket Stadium, Mineola

Coaches
Grace: Mike Maddox
Mineola: Joe Drennon

Last week
Grace: def. San Augustine, 41-20
Mineola: def. Palestine Westwood, 34-13

Next week
Grace: vs. Kemp
Mineola: vs. Winnsboro

Playmakers
Grace

  • QB Blake White, Sr., 5-11, 165 (19 of 28, 255 yards, 2 TDs; 21 carries, 75 yards, 3 TDs)
  • WR Kade Clayton, Jr., 6-1, 185 (8 carries, 52 yards; 7 catches, 87 yards, 2 TDs)
  • WR Statler Lewis, Sr., 6-2, 160 (5 catches, 94 yards, 1 TD)
  • DL Andrew McCarty, Sr., 6-2, 170 (12 tackles, 2 forced fumbles)
  • ATH Adam Graham, Soph., 5-10, 165 (7 carries, 43 yards, 1 TD; 1 catch, 23 yards; 10 tackles)

Mineola

  • RB/LB Dac Shaw, Sr., 6-2, 200 (175 rushing yards, 3 TDs; committed to TCU)
  • QB Tyler Hudson, Sr., 5-10, 160 (2 TD passes)
  • WR Kendall Boyd, Jr., 6-2, 165
  • WR Harry El Hallaoui, Sr., 5-11, 170
  • DE Colin Wooten, Sr., 6-0, 190

Did you know? Friday's home game against Grace is Mineola's first of three home contests in the next four weeks.

Fairfield Eagles (1-0)
vs.
Canton Eagles (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Norris Birdwell Stadium, Canton

Coaches
Fairfield: John Batchel
Canton: Robert Ivey

Last week
Fairfield: def. Diboll, 27-17
Canton: def. Eustace, 34-13

Next week
Fairfield: vs. Gatesville
Canton: vs. Paris North Lamar

Playmakers
Fairfield

  • RB Larry Rose (18 carries, 160 yards)
  • QB Aaron Cain
  • FB Cody Sell
  • LB Alex Ward

Canton

  • OL Connor Robinson, Sr., 6-1, 220
  • QB Chandler Eiland, Soph., 6-0, 170
  • LB Dakota Hesskew, Sr., 5-10, 180
  • DB Colton Williams, Sr., 5-8, 173

Did you know? Canton is 100-65 in the last 15 seasons. That ranks them fifth among East Texas 3A’s.

Diboll Lumberjacks (0-1)
vs.
Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bulldog Stadium, Corrigan

Coaches
Diboll: Shane Adair
Corrigan-Camden: Seven Armstrong

Last week
Diboll: Lost to Fairfield, 27-17
Corrigan-Camden: Lost to Elysian Fields, 37-22

Next week
Diboll: vs. Bullard
Corrigan-Camden: vs. Woodville

Playmakers
Diboll

  • ATH Carlos Teal, Sr., 6-0, 165
  • RB Jason Cook, Sr., 5-9, 190
  • QB Raive Sheppard

Corrigan-Camden

  • RB Carlos Inguanzo, 5-9, 225 (16 carries, 72 yards, 1 TD)
  • RB Keegan Mitchell, Soph., 5-6, 155 (17 carries, 171 yards, 2 TDs)
  • LB Chris Taylor
  • OL Tim Burley

Did you know? Former Diboll running back and three year starter Terrence Taylor is at Blinn Junior College.

Palestine Westwood Panthers (0-1)
vs.
Huntington Red Devils (0-1)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Red Devil Field, Huntington

Coaches
Westwood: Roger Mays
Huntington: Todd Hopkins

Last week
Westwood: lost to Mineola, 34-13
Huntington: lost to Cleveland Tarkington, 36-12

Next week
Westwood: vs. Brownsboro
Huntington: at Splendora

Playmakers
Westwood

  • RB Keke Hicks
  • FB Nick Hicks
  • DL Ashton Reeves
  • LB Clayton Luce

Huntington

  • WR Jamichael Brown, Jr., 5-9, 165
  • WR Trent Carrigan, Soph., 5-10, 170
  • LB Matt Hudspeth, Sr., 6-0, 185
  • DL Jacob Cartwright, Jr., 5-10, 200

Did you know? Huntington has never reached the playoffs. Westwood has just five times, 2008 being the most recent.

Orangefield BobcatS (0-1)
vs.
Jasper Bulldogs (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bulldog Field, Jasper

Coaches
Orangefield: Josh Smalley
Jasper: Darrell Barbay

Last week
Orangefield: lost to Winnie East Chambers, 36-28
Jasper: def. Liberty, 49-13

Next week
Orangefield: vs. Newton
Jasper: vs. Kirbyville

Playmakers
Orangefield

  • DB Eric Truncale, Sr., 5-9, 170
  • TE Mason Sonnier, Jr., 6-4, 220
  • RB Carl Wiley, Jr., 6-0 175

Jasper

  • WR Demarcus Collins, Sr., 6-10, 180
  • RB Donavan Middleton, Jr., 5-10, 190
  • LB DeAnthony Cuney, Sr., 6-2, 20
  • DB Jarvis Randall, Sr., 6-3, 182

Did you know? Since 1915 Jasper has averaged six wins per season.

Cedar Hill Trinity Christian Tigers (0-1)
vs.
Brownsboro Bears (1-0)

7:30 p.m. Friday
Bear Stadium, Brownsboro

Coaches
CHTC: Mike Helmer
Brownsboro: Ty Thomison

Last week
CHTC: lost to Arlington Pantego Christian, 32-20
Brownsboro: def. Crandall, 40-20

Next week
CHTC: at Dallas Life Oak Cliff
Brownsboro: at Palestine Westwood

Playmakers
Cedar Hill Trinity Christian

  • QB Garrick Willams, Sr., 5-11, 180
  • RB Frank Tull, Jr., 5-10, 180
  • WR Donell Payne, Sr., 5-6, 170(4 catches, 88 yards, 2 TDs)

Brownsboro

  • QB Shelby Rogers, Sr., 6-2, 180(12 of 20, 258 yards, 4 TDs; 2 sacks, 1 INT)
  • WR Tyler Thomison, Jr., 5-11, 170
  • DL Swaide Houston, Jr., 6-3, 225

Did you know? Cedar Hill Trinity Christian won TAPPS state championships in 1991, 1993, and 1994 and finished as state runner-up in 1990, 1992, 2005, 2006, and 2008.